Business Trends Have Overshadowed Technical Advances of Postgres

The success of Linux in driving down costs in the enterprise while providing the same or better features and quality than proprietary operating systems is a case study for change. The compelling results from this transformation have led to further adoption of open source components in the enterprise stack, such as JBoss middleware and Apache web server. Now enterprises are looking to extend these results to the most sensitive and arguably the most expensive component of their software infrastructure—the database. This momentum is contributing to a sea change among Global 1000 companies shifting to the open source database Postgres.

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